“The Council cannot simply expect Iran to act in good faith,” Pompeo defended in a video conference intervention before the highest decision-making body of the United Nations.

Iran will hold a Damocles sword over the economic stability of the Middle East, endangering nations like Russia and China that depend on stable energy prices, “he said.

The Security Council held a virtual meeting today to discuss the latest report by United Nations Secretary-General Antoóio Guterres on the implementation of the arms embargo and other restrictions still in force under the nuclear agreement.

With information from EFE and López-Dóriga Digital